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19:22
19:22

Land Controversy : Mamdani Blasts 1995 Constitution Framers eminent domain 3 1 Top story

He says they in effect returned the 1900 colonial agreement which catered for the the interest of the big land owners at the expense of small property owners .
07:01
07:01

Elders Condemn Attacks on Former Tooro Premier stephen irumba

The Elders Forum in Tooro, under their umbrella Isaazi lyAbaantu Bakuru Ba Tooro, have accused the government of remaining silent following acts of violence against the former kingdom prime minister, Stephen Irumba. Last month, unknown people raided Irumbas ranch located in Rwentuha Sub County, Kyegegwa district, killing five cows. Two cows were stolen and three cut. In a press release signed by Professor Edward Rugumayo, the chairperson of the Elders Forum, the elders urged the government to carry out investigations on the violence meted out to Irumba.
14:31
14:31

Ministry to Overhaul Computerized Land Registration System surveyors 3 1

The computerization of the Land registry was funded by The World Bank to the tune of over USD 23 million with hope that it would ease the titling of property, registration of land or generally improve land administration. The system was initially piloted in a few districts and it has since been rolled out to the ministerial lands zonal offices.
11:48
11:48

Bukasa Cemetery Land Grabber Can't Be Traced land grabbing 2 1

The Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters cant trace one Zeyidi Ssemuwemba believed to be the prime suspect in the grabbing of the 13-acre Bukasa cemetery land. While the Commission has traced documents from the Lands Registry indicating that the land was registered in the names of Zayidi Ssemuwemba, it has failed to trace the physical person believed to have sold the land at 500 million shillings between 2008 and 2010.
15:50
15:50

I Resisted Hefty Bribes - Land Registrar wetlands 2 1 Top story

She told the Commission that the collapse of systems at the land registries together with integrity problems in land administration led to issuance of fake land titles that are now due for cancellation. She also claimed the land registrars need to be cushioned from politicians whom have partly contributed to the mess at the lands registry.
19:07
19:07

How City Lawyers Grabbed Bukasa Cemetery Land land probe 2 3

In what appears like a well-orchestrated and long-term plan by a group of lawyers to acquire 13 acres of the Bukasa cemetery, the commission of inquiry into land matters heard that City lawyer, Herbert Kiggundu Mugerwa, acquired the land from another lawyer, Muzafaru Lwere Lwanyaga at an unspecified amount of money.
17:14
17:14

Police Commences Investigations Into Demolished Jinja Building probe 2 1

The Director of the Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Department-CIID Grace Akullo on Monday wrote to Uganda Land Commission and Ministry of Lands requesting for information in regard to transactions on plot 60/62 Alidina road in Jinja.
16:11
16:11

Cooperatives Minister Questioned Over UGX5m Bribe surveyors 1 2 Top story

Ngobi, the former chairperson of Jinja district is accused of receiving a five million Shillings bribe to influence a transaction in which twenty acres of land preserved for National Fisheries Research Institute was given out to Favourite Enterprises Ltd.
16:12
16:12

Town Clerk Grilled Over Demolished Buildings land grabbing 3 1

The Land Probe Commission chaired by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire faulted David Kyasanku and political leaders in Jinja for not carrying out due diligence when they permitted Birus Properties Services Limited to evict tenants and later demolish the building.
20:02
20:02

Kaweesi Named In Jinja Land Eviction Saga evictions 1 3 Top story

Slain Assistant Inspector General of Police AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi has been named in the saga leading to the illegal demolition of a government building in Jinja.
10:58
10:58

Land Inquiry Commission Resumes Public Hearings land probe 1

The Commission of Inquiry into land matters resumes today, two weeks after it called off public hearings due to lack of funds. The Commissions Lead Counsel Ebert Byenkya says in a statement that they have made progress regarding obtaining the resources the Commission requires to do its work.
02:37
02:37

Kayihura's Former Aide Held Over Land Grabbing ambrose murunga 3 1 Top story

The Kenyan national is claiming over 250 acres of Mailo Land in Gayaza Luwero when the law prohibits foreigners from owning mailo land.
14:49
14:49

Land Probe Runs Out of Money wet lands 2 1 Top story

Bamugemereire notes that the Commission has reached out to the Lands Ministry on the funding problems in vain.
10:40
10:40

KCCA Powerless On Naguru, Shimoni Project Delays –Musisi ministry of lands 2 1 Top story

KCCA Executive Director Jennifer Musisi acknowledged before the Lands Inquiry Commission that the two projects are behind the schedule. She however said KCCA has no powers to order investors to return the land which was allocated to them close to ten years ago.
18:17
18:17

Land Probe: Courts Accused of Fueling Land Wrangles wetlands 1 2

According to the Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment ACODE, people are increasingly losing trust in courts in regard to land matters. They say the courts are not only slow but also highly compromised by bribery and other forms of influence.
20:29
20:29

Land Takeover Could Lead To Regime Fall- Serumaga wet lands 2 1 Top story

Serumaga, a Kampala-based Journalist, filmmaker in a presentation at the Justice Catherine Bamugemereire Commission of Inquiry into land matters said taking over citizens private land will provoke the same resistance that the previous governments faced.
17:14
17:14

ULC Admits to Errors in Mbale Land Bonanza baguma isoke 1 5 Top story

Legislators today tasked ULC chairperson, Baguma Isoke to explain how the commission bypassed the Mbale Municipal Council and gave away the land without due diligence. Isoke admitted that the commission faulted in not verifying the applications for the land without consulting the municipal physical planning committee.
18:57
18:57

Land Grabbing, Corruption Dominate National Convention. 2

According to Human Rights Network, almost every where in the country there are cases of land eviction which has left millions of low income earners landless.
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